Charity Details

British Heart Foundation, SC039426 Registered charity from 14 March 2008
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address: Greater London House
180 Hampstead Road
London
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.Postcode: NW1 7AW
This shows whether the address supplied by the charity is their principal office or the address of one of the charity's trustees. Where the charity tells us that the address is a charity trustee's address, we must publish the name.Office/Home Address: Principal Office
The charity's website address. This is a hyperlink to the charity's website.Website: http://www.bhf.org.uk
Operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Scotland and other parts of the UK
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Outwith Scotland
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose. Charities were asked to identify at least one charitable purpose which applied to their activities.Purposes: The advancement of education,The advancement of health,The saving of lives,The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: People with disabilities or health problems,No specific group, or for the benefit of the community
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Activities: It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals,It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations,It carries out activities or services itself
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Objectives
The objects for which the Foundation is established are: to attack and defeat diseases and conditions of the heart and circulation and other diseases illness or conditions, by undertaking and promoting research for the public benefit into their cause , diagnosis, treatment and prevention, promoting their diagnosis, treatment and prevention, educating the public and alleviating suffering and promoting the welfare of persons afflicted and those who care for such persons

Income and Expenditure figures are only available for all charities from June 2012. Prior to this, the data capture of expenditure figures depended on the type of form the charity completed.

Annual Return Submission History
Mailing CycleFinancial YearAnnual Return
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested.Year EndThe gross income for the period.IncomeExpenditureThe date OSCR sent the return to the charity.IssuedReceivedThe date the return was validated by OSCR.CheckedOverdue / Late
201031 Mar 2010£213,762,000£025 May 201020 Dec 201008 Apr 2011No
201131 Mar 2011£233,398,000£028 Apr 201127 Oct 201108 Feb 2012No
201231 Mar 2012£249,893,000£273,174,00023 Apr 201204 Dec 201204 Feb 2013No
201331 Mar 2013£263,607,000£278,362,00002 Apr 201312 Nov 201320 Nov 2013No
201431 Mar 2014£275,100,000£312,800,00031 Mar 201411 Nov 201419 Nov 2014No
Charity Accounts

The charity has indicated that they publish annual accounts on their website and that the accounts for 31 Mar 2014 are available for you to view online.

Charity Accounts Link: http://www.bhf.org.uk/publications/view-publication.aspx?ps=1002536

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Charity Accounts and Constitutions

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  • a copy of the charity's constitution.

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Details of charity trustees

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